Hifiman Arya - Balanced Headphone Cable

I’m not sure if this is the correct group but I thought I would start here.

I have the Hifiman Arya headphones. They are a bit power-hungry and I’ve read that they perform much better with more power. I’ve been looking at several portable amps that have a 4.4 balanced connection that provides more power than the single ended plug.

I’m trying to find headphone cables that I can use to go from 3.5 to 4.4 and not really having any luck. To complicate things I’ve read that using adapters between 3.5 to 4.4 can cause issues.

Looking for suggestions on cables.


you can adapt a balanced terminated headphone cable to single ended but not the other way around. it’ll kill the amp. there’s some pretty cheap cables out there in 4.4 and one of the easiest way to find them is use sundara as a keyword. “sundara 4.4 cable” or something like it. a lot of times they just slap random headphone names on cables that work for others but with the sundara being so prevalent, there’s tons of companies making cables marketing directly to the mass amounts of sundara owners looking for more power/better cables.

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